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ESC core syllabus

A learning framework for the continuing medical education of the general cardiologist



Non-invasive Imaging – Echocardiography, CMR, CT and Nuclear Techniques

ESC Association  | Working Group | Journal

Invasive Imaging – Cardiac Catheterisation and Angiography

ESC Association  | Congress

Genetics

 

Clinical Pharmacology

ESC Working Group |
ESC Guidelines (ACE-inhibitors, Antiplatelets, Beta-Blockers)

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention – Risk Assessment and Management

ESC Association  | Congress | Journal |
ESC Guidelines (CVD prevention, SCORE: 10 years risk of death)

Hypertension

ESC Working Group | ESC Guidelines

Diabetic Heart Disease

ESC Guidelines | Euro Heart Survey

Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)

ESC Working Group | Congress (Acute Cardiac Care, EuroPCR) |
ESC Guidelines (NSTE-ACS, PCI, STE-ACS, Chest Pain)
Euro Heart Survey on ACS, on Revascularisation

Chronic Ischaemic Heart Disease (IHD)

ESC Guidelines | Euro Heart Survey 

Myocardial Disease

ESC Working Group | ESC Guidelines (Universal MI, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Endomyocardial Biopsy)

Pericardial Disease

ESC Working Group | Guidelines

Cardiac Tumours

 

Congenital Heart Disease

ESC Working Group | ESC Guidelines ( GUCH, Neonatal Echo)
Euro Heart Survey 

Pregnancy and Heart Disease

ESC Guidelines | Euro Heart Survey 

Valvular Heart Diseases

ESC Working Group | ESC Guidelines | Euro heart Survey 

Infective Endocarditis

ESC Guidelines

Heart Failure (HF)

ESC Association  | Congress | Journal |
ESC Guidelines (Acute HF, Chronic HF) | Euro Heart Survey 

Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (PPH)

ESC Working Group | Guidelines

Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology

ESC Association 

Arrhythmias

ESC Association  | Congress | Journal |
ESC Guidelines (Pacing & CRT, Ventricular Arrhythmias & Sudden Death, Supraventricular Arrhythmias)

Atrial Fibrillation

ESC Association  | CongressJournal |
Euro Heart Survey  | ESC Guidelines

Syncope

ESC Guidelines

Sudden Cardiac Death and Resuscitation

ESC Guidelines

Diseases of the Aorta and Trauma to the Aorta and Heart

ESC Working Group | ESC Guidelines

Peripheral Arterial Diseases

ESC Working Group

Thromboembolic Venous Disease

ESC Working Group | ESC Guidelines